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Gary R. Bunt

London Central Mosque Attack

Social media posts on the London Central Mosque Attack, 20 February 2020. Discover More…

Review: 'Hashtag Islam'

Review of 'Hashtag Islam' in the New Arab: Discover More…

Public Lecture

Looking forward to meeting researchers with related interests at the Université du Québec à Montréal, where I'm giving a public lecture today - part of the Canadian Muslims Online programme. Discover More…

IS Repatriation

Indonesia IS Repatriation Concerns Discover More…

KSA LGBTQIA Issues

Social media responses to this case (broadcast on TV) Discover More…

Abu Zubaydah

Peter Bergen of CNN writes in detail about the torture of Abu Zubaydah, and the drawings Abu Zubaydah produced (a new tranche has emerged). Discover More…

'IS' Remnants

Reuters, Goran Tomasevic and Issam Abdallah, Reuters, Widowed, imprisoned, detained: remnants of Islamic State in limbo in Syria Discover More…

Public Lecture

I'm giving a Public Lecture in UQAM Montreal on 19th February 2020. Discover More…

Online education: Online pesantren

W Ilaihi, Online education: Online pesantren - Ritual in a Digital Society, 2019 Discover More…

Across the #Cryptoleaks Rubicon

The cryptoleaks controversy decoded … Discover More…

Abdullah al-Faisal

Observer, Preacher who inspired Streatham terror attack peddling jihad from behind bars
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Man Like Mobeen

Media representation issues Discover More…

Baghdad protests

#هي_الثورة - hashtag launched by Iraqi women Discover More…

IdeasB2

CSM, This man brings hope to Arab youth, one Wikipedia page at a time

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Iran IRGC Report

Kasra Aarabi, Analyst, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, Beyond Borders: the Expansionist Ideology of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Discover More…

Human rights in Morocco

Middle East Eye, Rights groups urge release of Moroccans imprisoned for social media posts Discover More…

Deradicalisation in Indonesia.

Important sequence of reports emerging from Quentin Sommerville. Discover More…

Advertising Inclusivity

Nike campaign Discover More…

Allegations on Security Flaws

Security flaws exploited Discover More…

Tataloo

Rapper released Discover More…

Smartphone Use of 10-year olds

BBC News, Half of UK 10-year-olds own a smartphone
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Yemen Medical Crisis

Yemen medical airlift finally takes off Discover More…

Chechen Blogger Murdered

Guardian, Outspoken Chechen blogger found murdered in Lille Discover More…

Transgender Celebrity Arrest

al Bawaba, Saudi Police Arrests Malaysian Transgender Celebrity, Deports Her After Visiting Mecca
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Updated: Streatham Attack

Selected media coverage on the Streatham attack. Includes graphic footage. Discover More…

Afghan Human Rights

RFE/RL. Afghan Rights Group Investigating Video Of Woman Being Stoned To Death

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Breaking bad?

Vice, Indonesian Religious Leader Claims Meth is Halal Discover More…

NZ IT Legislation

Marc Daalder, Newsroom NZ, Proposals spark clash over filtering the internet
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'Orientalism' and Coronavirus

Zeba Khan, Muslim Matters, When Racism Goes Viral: The Coronavirus And Modern Muslim Orientalism
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Zaghrouta (?)

Shakira's Super Bowl 'zaghrouta' performance attracts online attention Discover More…
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